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I have a judgement I received in US Bankruptcy court against

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a person (Laurie) who defrauded...
I have a judgement I received in US Bankruptcy court against a person (Laurie) who defrauded me. I was told by my attorney I needed to refile it within 7 years or else it would be invalid. Laurie has real estate in the county where I reside and I filed
a copy of the "agreed judgment" signed by the judge in US bankruptcy court on 8/1/2011. Can you tell me what I need to do to keep the judgment valid so to protect my interest if she sells her real estate.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Bankruptcy Law
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Bankruptcy Lawyer: Terry L., Attorney replied 2 years ago
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you need to record your judgment against the assets of the debtor. You can do so at the county recorders office. Record a copy of the judgment, using their PIN #. The County recorders office can assist you.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I recorded the judgement at the county recorders office. This is all I was told to do. Do I need to re-record the same document at the end of the time period or do I need to file another suit against her.
Bankruptcy Lawyer: Terry L., Attorney replied 2 years ago
yes, you will need to re-record it to keep the judgment alive. you can do this 2 times, for a total of 21 years.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
A) by re-recording you just mean recording the original document?
B) At current pace the debt will not be paid in 31 years. That's 10 more than 21. Suggestions?
Bankruptcy Lawyer: Terry L., Attorney replied 2 years ago
You can foreclose, or you can move to garnish wages. You would re-record it, probably just a form to renew at the clerk, but you can ask them to confirm
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